Pfizer and Biontec are applying for full approval for the Corona vaccine


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Posted in: Friday 7 May 2021 – 6:09 PM | Last update: Friday, May 7, 2021 – 6:09 PM

Today, Friday, the two companies, “Pfizer” and “Biontech”, announced that they have just started asking the US Food and Drug Administration to give them full approval for their new anti-corona virus vaccine, after obtaining a permit for emergency use for about five months.

And both “Pfizer” and “Biontec”, in a press release, reported by the American newspaper “The Hill”, on its website, that they have submitted a request to the US Food and Drug Administration to grant full permission to administer the vaccine to those aged 16 and over.

It is noteworthy that, with the approval of the US Food and Drug Administration, the “Pfizer-Biontech” vaccine can be administered to patients after the public health emergency is declared over; Thus becoming the first vaccine in the United States to obtain full approval by the Food and Drug Administration.

It is reported that “Pfizer” and “Biontech” had previously applied for an emergency use license from the US Food and Drug Administration also to include children between the ages of 12 and 15 years, based in its statement on an advanced study that included more than two thousand adolescents, which showed the effectiveness and safety of their vaccination.


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